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Microsoft has done a great job of revamping the new version of Windows Small Business Server in its latest 2008 edition. Windows Small Business Server 2008, combined with Windows Vista, helps you manage every aspect of a small business while also saving you time and money.

No matter what kind of business you have, today’s increasingly complex computer networks necessitate the need for an IT consulting company with the knowledge, experience and technology solutions to keep you competitive and profitable.

Benchmark Information Technology provides a full range of expert and reliable Windows Small Business Server 2008 consulting, support, migration and monitoring for your small or medium-sized business.

Let Benchmark Information Technology’s Microsoft Certified computer consultants provide your business with the following SBS 2008 services:

Server Monitoring

Benchmark will professionally monitor your SBS 2008 Server to ensure consistent and reliable trouble-free operation. Our Microsoft-certified IT consultants will provide 24/7 server preventative maintenance, anti-spam and anti-virus updates, server patch management, external vulnerability scanning, backup management and administration, event log monitoring, and escalation.

Server Support

Benchmark’s expert server consultants will properly configure your existing server, test your server data-backup system, restore backed-up data, and identify and address potential problems. We will provide both onsite and offsite server maintenance and repair, freeing you worry about your network so you can focus on growing your business.

Server Installation

Whether you’re looking to install Small Business Server 2008 or upgrade your existing server Benchmark Information Technology will apply the highest professional standards to fulfill your needs. Our Microsoft-certified IT consultants will work with you to devise strategic solutions and design a server network that meets your operational and financial parameters.

Server Migrations

We can safely and efficiently transition your company’s server, regardless of size or configuration. Our IT consultants will perform a comprehensive network analysis of your hardware and software applications, then migrate your existing server network environment while maintaining the stability of your network infrastructure.

The 2008 edition of Microsoft Small Business Server is more user-friendly than the prior 2003 release, runs faster and offers greater functionality. This affordable operating system is designed for small businesses with up to 75 computer users and (when used in conjunction with Windows Vista) delivers built-in solutions for:

  • Scalability – As your business needs change, Windows Small Business Server 2008 can change with you, allowing you to easily add users, servers and applications; or expand into other Microsoft technologies.
  • Data sharing – Use an internal company Web site, making it easy for your employees to find, access and share the information they need at any time.
  • Peripheral networking – Share resources and equipment, such as Internet access, printers and fax machines, to get the most value from your technology investments.
  • Offsite access – Have virtually anytime, anywhere access to your business desktop, including email, files, business applications and more.
  • Spam and virus protection – Use anti-virus and anti-spam protection to help protect your information from malicious attacks, viruses and spam.
  • System performance and health information – Get an at-a-glance snapshot of the security and health of your PCs and servers.
  • Automatic Backups – Scheduled backups allow for easy retrieval of accidentally deleted files and restoration to previous versions.

Call Benchmark Information Technology Today

If you are interested in learning more about how Microsoft Windows Small Business Server 2008 can benefit your business, please call Benchmark Information Technology at (866) 326-1427. We have Microsoft Certified IT Consultants to address your company’s IT operational goals, and we can help you determine the best hardware and software solutions for your specific needs.

Key Features and Benefits of the Microsoft Windows Small Business Server 2008

Here are some of the critical areas in which you can improve efficiency and productivity by implementing SBS 2008 as part of your computer network.

Data backup and security

Windows Small Business Server 2008 and Windows Vista Business help secure and protect your business information with automatic updates and scheduled backups, helping to ensure PC and network health and protecting your data.

Help protect your business

  • Detect, clean and block spyware and unwanted software, automatically enabling Windows Firewall. (Windows Vista Business)
  • Use antivirus and anti-spam protection to help protect your information from malicious attacks, viruses and spam. (Windows Small Business Server 2008)

Help ensure PC and network health

  • Keep all the PCs and servers in your network current with the latest Microsoft Updates to enhance network security. (Windows Small Business Server 2008)
  • Validate your desktop operating system and receive access to the latest updates of the Microsoft anti-spyware application to help protect your business from future spyware threats. (Windows Vista Business)

Prevent data loss and restore accidentally deleted files

  • Use scheduled backups to easily retrieve accidentally deleted files and restore previous versions. (Windows Vista Business)
  • Take advantage of automatic backup to protect your business information. (Windows Small Business Server 2008)

Mobility

Windows Small Business Server 2008 and Windows Vista Business enable you to manage your business and stay connected with your customers from virtually anywhere, at any time.

Work from virtually anywhere

  • Access business information and resources (email, internal Web sites, network files and business applications) from virtually any PC with Internet access. (Windows Small Business Server 2008)
  • Access your business computer remotely, join to wireless networks more easily, and enjoy faster communication with your SBS 2008 server. (Windows Vista Business)

Go mobile

  • Enjoy seamless integration with Windows Mobile®-powered devices, so your employees can access their email, contacts, calendars and more from virtually anywhere, at any time. (Windows Small Business Server 2008)
  • Get improved device synchronization across PCs or with PDAs or mobile phones. (Windows Vista Business)

Stay connected with customers

  • Microsoft® Office Live Small Business helps you create a professional Web presence and reach more customers. (Windows Small Business Server 2008)
  • Get the ability to instantly and more securely share content from your desktop with customers over the Internet. (Windows Vista Business)

Productivity

  • Windows Small Business Server 2008 and Windows Vista Business help keep users productive and improve team performance with centralized access to business information, equipment and resources.

Centralize information

  • Use an internal company Web site, making it easy for your employees to find, access and share the information they need at any time. (Windows Small Business Server 2008)
  • Find documents and applications more quickly on your PC, searching every kind of computer file or folder. (Windows Vista Business)

Improve team performance

  • Enable your employees to work and communicate effectively as a team on group projects on an internal company Web site. (Windows Small Business Server 2008)
  • Take advantage of integrated communications tools, allowing your employees to easily schedule group meetings, send one-to-many emails, share calendars and documents, and create and send faxes directly from their desktops. (Windows Small Business Server 2008)

Work in a simpler, more intuitive way

  • Organize documents in a way that makes sense to you, or by using a digital pen or simply touching your PC screen to use your tablet PC. (Windows Vista Business)
  • Enjoy the ability to view digital-image thumbnails for quick retrieval, or edit digital videos on your desktop. (Windows Vista Business)

Looking to install or upgrade to SBS 2008?

If you are interested in learning more about how Microsoft Windows Small Business Server 2008 can benefit your business, please call Benchmark Information Technology at (866) 326-1427, email us at , or fill out our web form. We have Microsoft certified IT consultants available to address your company’s IT operational goals, and we can help you determine the best hardware and software solutions for your specific needs.

Benchmark Information Technology is a Microsoft Certified Partner and a Microsoft Certified Networking Infrastructure Solutions Partner. We provide a full range of server support solutions for small and medium-sized businesses throughout Los Angeles and Orange counties, and all of our services are performed by Microsoft Certified IT consultants. We are the one-stop resource for all of your Microsoft server needs.

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